WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Sunday, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties reported fewer new coronavirus infections and no deaths.
The 14-day average positive rate in Jefferson County has ticked down to 2.9% from 3% Saturday. Officials report 12 positive COVID-19 cases.
Meanwhile, Jefferson County logged 20 new coronavirus recoveries.
St. Lawrence County reports only four new COVID-19 cases. Eleven people are hospitalized with the illness.
Lewis County hasn’t updated its COVID-19 statistics this weekend.
The low infection rates come as coronavirus vaccinations ramp up. Sunday, Governor Cuomo announced the state has administered 6.5 million vaccine doses, with a million of those shots administered last week alone.
The north country region has administered 140,785 shots.